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Google goes Native

Google's Native Client exits the research stage and goto statements make their way to PHP 5.3. More of this week's news in the Roundup.

Google's Native Client has exited the research stage with plans to integrate it into Chrome. Google has also released Chrome versions for Mac and Linux, but the company warns it is still unstable and only suitable for developers.

Microsoft's search engine share increased by 2 per cent since it introduced Bing, but Google's CEO doesn't see the revamped search engine as a threat to Google's own search engine.

In other news, Apple referred to Windows 7 as "just another version of Vista", while Red Hat released Fedora 11 dubbed "Leonidas", featuring OpenChange and virtualisation improvements.

This week's videos featured some of the upcoming features of Apple's Snow Leopard and the announcement of the iiPhone 3G S.

In feature articles we looked at the new Google Apps Sync for Outlook, KDE 4 desktop widgets to make you more productive, and how to make the most of your vacation.

Also this week, Chris Duckett discussed PHP's decision to introduce goto statements in PHP 5.3, in a blog post.

Microsoft's REMIX conference commenced yesterday and for those of you who missed it or were unable to attend, here's a photo gallery of the event.

For a chance to win a 3D audio immersion set of USB headphones, come up with a caption for this photo of Communications Minster Stephen Conroy.

—Posted by Lana Kovacevic.

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